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A dead hand : a crime in Calcutta

Author: Paul Theroux
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Jerry Delfont, a travel writer with writer's block, receives a letter from an American philanthropist, Mrs Merrill Unger, with news of a scandal involving an Indian friend of her son's, he is sufficiently intrigued to pursue the story. Who is the dead boy found on the floor of a cheap hotel room, how and why did he die?
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Theroux
ISBN: 9780547260242 0547260245 9780547394497 0547394497
OCLC Number: 318415601
Description: 279 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Paul Theroux.
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When Jerry Delfont, a travel writer with writer's block, receives a letter from an American philanthropist, Mrs Merrill Unger, with news of a scandal involving an Indian friend of her son's, he is sufficiently intrigued to pursue the story. Who is the dead boy found on the floor of a cheap hotel room, how and why did he die?

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